By the end of 5th grade, your child will be able to:
*Identify founding fathers.
*Explain the functions of the three branches of federal government: legislative, executive, and judicial.
*Understand supply and demand and how these effect prices.
*Determine the costs and benefits of a spending, saving, or borrowing decision. *Locate major physical and political features of Earth from memory: Boston, Philadelphia, England, France, Italy, Spain, North America, Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean.
*Explain how various American Indians adapted to their environment in relationship to shelter and food.
*Describe political and economic structures in the New England, Middle, and Southern Colonies.
*Describe the causes of the American Revolution: Proclamation of 1763, Intolerable Acts, Stamp Act, Taxation Without Representation.
*Describe how the Constitutional Convention led to the creation of the United States Constitution.
*Use historical timelines to trace the cause and effect relationships between events in different places during the same time period, for example, Colonial America and England.